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Ulster To Play Glasgow In Back-To-Back Pre-Season Games

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

Ulster have confirmed that they will host beaten GUINNESS PRO14 finalists Glasgow Warriors in back-to-back pre-season fixtures in September. Kingspan Stadium will host the first of the matches on Saturday,...

Union Cup Will ‘Empower Positive Attitudes’ To Inclusion

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

Former Welsh International Gareth Thomas was in Dublin this week to attend the ‘Diversity in Sport’ conference and to promote the 2019 Union Cup. He spoke about the importance of it as a ‘statement...

Experienced Disciplinary Team Selected For Rugby World Cup

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

World Rugby has announced the team of citing commissioners and judicial chairs and panel members for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in Japan on Friday, September 20. Reflecting the international...

Munster Announce Retirement Of CEO Fitzgerald

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

Munster Rugby and the IRFU can confirm that Munster Rugby Chief Executive Garrett Fitzgerald will retire in June on reaching the age of retirement. Fitzgerald, who has served as Munster Rugby CEO since...

McKeon: There’s A Huge Determination To Build On The Season We’ve Had

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

Connacht Rugby have confirmed that back rower Eoin McKeon is the latest player to sign a contract extension with the province. The 27-year-old Galway man has made 127 appearances for Connacht since making...

Ireland U20 Squad Confirmed Ahead of Departure to Argentina

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

  Ireland U20 Head Coach Noel McNamara has confirmed the 28-man squad to travel to Argentina tomorrow ahead of the U20 World Championships kicking off on the 4th of June, The side, sponsored by PwC,...

Guinness Gates Transformed To Support 2019 Union Cup In Dublin

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

Today, the team behind GUINNESS is flying its colours for the 2019 Union Cup, as it unveiled GUINNESS Union Cup Gates to support its partnership with Europe’s biggest LGBT+ inclusive rugby tournament...

Ireland Training Squad Announced For Rugby World Cup Pre-Season

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

The Ireland coaching team have named a 44 strong training squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup pre-season and preparatory camps which commence in mid-June. The squad includes two uncapped players –...

IRFU Extend Rob Kearney Contract To End Of 2019/20 Season

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) and Rob Kearney have agreed a contract extension that will see the fullback continue to play in Ireland until the end of the 2019/20 season. Rob, who has won 90 caps...

European Cup Draws To Be Held In Lausanne On June 19

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

The road to the 2020 Heineken Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup finals will be paved out next month for 40 teams who will all be hoping to make it to Marseille for European finals weekend. The Theatre...